Collaboration with the Royal College of Art

Project Daedalus worked with the Royal College of Art’s MA in Design Interactions, Andy Miah of the University of Salford, Abandon Normal Devices and Marshmallow Laser Feast, to discover what the next generation of designers thought about the use of drones.

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Out of the box: brainstorming drone uses

Project Daedalus began as an exploration of the potential of live streamed virtual reality using drones. This combination of technologies – drone technology, and virtual reality – aims to create immersive experiences from the viewpoint of the drone.

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Project Daedalus: prototyping drone labs

Project Daedalus explores the creative potential of drones, but we are also interested in what audiences expect and how they understand these new tools. To that end we hosted a ‘drone lab’ events series that invited very different groups to explore drones and their uses, with the aim of learning and sharing knowledge.

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Project Daedalus: educational events

As with any new technology, drones have the power to awe, but also to exclude those who might not come into contact with them and consequently may feel that this technology is ‘other’, ‘out of reach’, ‘too expensive’ or ‘not for me’.

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How Do Drones Work?

Drones have evolved so rapidly that new innovations are cropping up regularly on crowdfunding platforms and a new headline about a drone application hits the news nearly every week.

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Film, photography and performance

This area features some of the most recent examples of drone innovation, with special emphasis on projects with artistic content, or innovations that offer new creative possibilities.

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